RITES Ltd Incorporated in 1974, RITES Ltd. is a Government of India Enterprise, under the aegis of Indian Railways. RITES Ltd., an ISO 9001:2008 company, is a multi-disciplinary consultancy organization in the fields of transport, infrastructure, and related technologies. It provides a comprehensive array of services under a single roof and believes n transfer of technology to client organizations. In overseas projects, RITES actively pursues and develops cooperative links with local consultants/firms, as means of maximum utilization of local resources and as an effective instrument of sharing its expertise.
Since its inception, the company has evolved from providing transport infrastructure consultancy and quality assurance services and has developed expertise in:
- Design, engineering and consultancy services in transport infrastructure sector with a focus on railways, urban transport, roads and highways, ports, inland waterways, airports, and ropeways.
2. Leasing, export, maintenance, and rehabilitation of locomotives and rolling stock.
3. Undertaking turnkey projects on engineering, procurement and construction basis for the railway line, track doubling, 3rd line, railway electrification, up gradation works for railway transport systems and workshops, railway stations, and construction of institutional/ residential/ commercial buildings, both with or without equity participation; and
4. Wagon manufacturing, renewable energy generation and power procurement for Indian Railways through collaborations by way of joint venture arrangements, subsidiaries or consortium arrangements.
In India, the clients include various central and state government ministries, departments, instrumentalities as well as local government bodies and public sector undertakings. These include Indian Railways, NTPC, Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited, High Speed Rail Corporation of India Limited, Public Works Department, DMRC, Steel Authority of India Limited, Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited, Bharat Coking Coal Limited, Metro Link Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad (MEGA) Company Limited, Indian Port Rail Corporation Limited, Airports Authority of India, among others. The company also engages with various large private sector corporations including L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Limited, Kanti Bijlee Utpadan Nigam Limited (KBUNL), Cimmco Limited, Titagrah Wagons Limited, Snowmex Engineers Limited, Unity Infraprojects Limited, Rajdeep Buildcon Private Limited, Mahalsa Constructions Private Limited, Marymatha Constructions Limited, AFCON Infrastructure Limited, INCAP, ARK Services, MNEC Consultants Private Limited, Indian Geotechnical Services Limited, Geokno India Private Limited and NATRIP Implementation Society among others.
On performance front
Rites has (on a consolidated basis) posted growth of CARG 15.62% in top line and CAGR 7.73% in PAT for last three fiscals (FY15 to FY17). For last four fiscals, Rites reported turnover/net profits of Rs. 1223.47 cr. / Rs. 260.61 cr. (FY14), Rs. 1159.11 cr. / Rs. 312.21 cr. (FY15), Rs. 1226.73 cr. / Rs. 282.93 cr. (FY16) and Rs. 1563.27 cr. / Rs. 361.76 cr. (FY17). For first nine months of FY ended on 31.12.17 it has earned net profit of Rs. 252.54 cr. on a turnover of Rs. 1061.06 cr. For last three fiscals, it has posted an average EPS of Rs. 16.11 and an average RoNW of 16.77%. Issue is priced at a P/BV of 1.7 based on its NAV of Rs. 108.60 as on 31.12.17. Its current order book is little over Rs. 4800 crore comprising 53% for consultancy services, 29% for Turnkey projects, 15% for exports and the rest for leasing and power generation projects. Out of total contracts on hand 77% is from Central/State Governments and the rest from others. If we annualize latest performance and attribute it on fully diluted equity post issue, then asking price is at a P/E of around 11, thus it is attractively priced. It has no listed peers to compare with. Company is having asset light business model that augurs well for lucrative returns going forward.
»» Issue Open: Jun 20, 2018 – Jun 22, 2018
»» Issue Type: Book Built Issue IPO
»» Issue Size: 25,200,000 Equity Shares of Rs 10 aggregating up to Rs 466.20 Cr
»» Face Value: Rs 10 Per Equity Share
»» Issue Price: Rs 180 – Rs 185 Per Equity Share (6 Rs Discount for Retail Investor)
»» Market Lot: 80 Shares (80*179 = 14320 Rs)
»» Minimum Order Quantity: 80 Shares
»» Listing At: BSE, NSE
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